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Nehemiah  Cionelo - Cross Country - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Nehemiah Cionelo

Class

Sr.

Hometown

Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Home School

EXP

2V(XC)/2V(I)/2V(O)

Nehemiah Cionelo TFRRS Results
Nehemiah Cionelo World Athletics Profile

Awards
Mountain West Academic All-Conference – Track & Field – 2022
Mountain West Scholar Athlete – Track & Field – 2022
Mountain West Academic All-Conference – Track & Field – 2021
Mountain West Scholar Athlete – Track & Field – 2021
Mountain West Scholar Athlete – Cross Country – 2020

2022-23

Cross Country (Junior): Ran in five meets during the fall…placed 34th at the Mountain West Championships on Oct. 28 with an 8k time of 24:47.5 minutes…ran a season-best 10k time of 29:42.9 minutes to place 63rd at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships on Nov. 11.

2021-22

Outdoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Placed ninth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mountain West Championships, running a season-best time of 9:11.46 minutes…ran a season-best 5,000-meter time of 14:40.75 minutes at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 15…ran a season-best 1,500-meter time of 4:02.03 minutes on April 2 at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open…academic all-conference for the second straight season…named a Mountain West Scholar Athlete for the second straight season.

Indoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Participated in five meets during the indoor season…placed 16th in the 5,000-meters at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 15:00.61 minutes on Feb. 26…ran a season-best 3,000-meter time of 8:33.31 minutes on Feb. 11 at the Don Kirby Open…ran a season-best mile time of 4:20.21 minutes on Jan. 29 at the New Mexico Team Open.

Cross Country (Sophomore): Participated in four meets during the fall season…ran a season-best 5k time of 15:47.3 minutes at the Lori Fitzgerald Open on Sept. 18.

2020-21

Outdoor Track & Field (Freshman): Did not compete…academic all-Mountain West selection…named a Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

Indoor Track & Field (Canceled-COVID-19): Did not compete.

Cross Country (COVID-Sophomore): Ran in two meets during the modified spring season…took second at the Silver State Collegiate Challenge with an 8k time of 24:23.0 minutes on Feb. 1…took 29th at the Mountain West Championships with an 8k time of 24:45.7 minutes on March 5.

2019-20

Outdoor Track & Field (Canceled-COVID-19): Did not compete.

Indoor Track & Field (COVID-Sophomore): Participated in two meets during the modified indoor season…placed third in the 3,000-meters at the New Mexico Team Open with a time of 8:51.45 minutes on Feb. 1.

Cross Country (Freshman): Competed in four meets in first cross country season…placed 28th at the Mountain West Championships with an 8k time of 24:01.7 minutes…placed 60th in the NCAA Mountain Region Championships on Nov. 15 with a 10k time of 32:13.8 minutes…named a Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

2018-19

Outdoor Track & Field (REDSHIRT): Competed in one meet – the Don Kirby Tailwind Open on April 6…won the 3,000-meters with a time of 8:58.32 minutes.

Indoor Track & Field (Freshman): Competed in a pair of indoor meets as a true freshman…placed fifth in the 3,000-meters at the New Mexico Team Invitational on Jan. 26.

Cross Country (REDSHIRT): Did not compete.

Prior to UNM (Home School)

NMAA 6A runner-up in 2017 for cross country and in 2018 for track and field…finished with a 4.0 GPA…enrolled in dual-credit classes for last two years of high school…also competed for Cougar Track Club…helped team to 2013 USATF JO cross country runner-up finish…helped team to 2012 USATF JO cross country national championship title…All-American in the JO racewalk in 2011-13, 2016.

Cionelo on choosing UNM: “UNM was the most affordable school and provided the most opportunities for me to do the things I love.”